The BMW Group will build a new plant in Mexico in close proximity to the city of San Luis Potosí in the state of the same name. This move is in line with the company’s clear strategic policy of ensuring globally-balanced growth.
“Mexico is an ideal location for the BMW Group and will be another important plant within our production network. We will invest one billion US dollars in the new production site over the next few years. Production is planned to start in 2019 … CONTINUED
Results from an exhaust resonator delete on the F80 M3 / F82 M4. The owner cut open the factory resonators and welded in a straight pipe – bypassing the factory resonator.
Videos and photos inside.
BIMMERPOST member BoostedTerp shares this great European Delivery journal with us, featuring his Black Sapphire F80 M3 beauty:
Hey all, just wanted to document my journey through Europe…first off I’d like to thank BMW for allowing such an amazing experience to be possible. The whole process was seamless from the time I arrived at the Munich Airport to my eventual dropoff in Nice, France. I started out flying out of Washington Monday June 23rd, and landing in Munich the following Tuesday afternoon. My delivery wasn’t … CONTINUED
A look inside the very first BMW Individual Lookbook, showcasing the latest in custom BMW Individual options and ideas for BMW cars.
The ultimate white BMW M3 photo shoot featuring an M3 from every single generation (and model) ever made, and the latest F80 M3.
A recap of this past weekend’s 2014 German Car Fest in Vancouver, in 145 photos.
We’ve shown you the photos, now see a video of Tiff Needell piloting the Pistonheads BMW M4 (in Individual Tanzanite Blue) coupe equipped with BMW M Performance Parts – in the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb.
BMW M4 M Performance Parts include:
Titanium M Performance exhaust system with carbon finishers
Front splitter with carbon fiber blades
Carbon Fiber rear diffusor
Carbon fiber trunk … CONTINUED
Here is the U.S. pricing guide for the first BMW i8 model year. The 2015 i8 starts at $135,700 base price.
A technical deep dive and interview with BMW M engineer on the chassis underpinning the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Mr. Barbisch, the BMW M3 that has now been replaced already had an excellent suspension …?
Bernd Barbisch: The previous BMW M3 already offered a very good suspension basis. It was a benchmark – the one to beat.
Using intelligent lightweight construction we were able to take a considerable step forward in terms of driving dynamics.
The role model here was the BMW M3 CSL, where reduced weight … CONTINUED
The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported June sales of 35,577 vehicles, an increase of 5.7 percent from the 33,645 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 5.1 percent on sales of 181,534 in the first half of 2014 compared to 172,787 in the same period in 2013.
BMW Brand Sales – Best First Half Ever
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 11.5 percent in June for a total of … CONTINUED
The BMW X4 has begun arriving at dealerships, such as this M Sport model.
Germany’s BMW AG will unveil this week plans to build a new factory in Mexico, a government official said, as the company seeks to meet growing demand for premium cars.
News of the factory comes just days after BMW’s German rival, Daimler, announced similar plans, and adds to a growing list of companies plowing money into car making in Mexico.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the Mexican official said the plant would likely amount to an investment of at least 1 billion euros ($1.36 billion) and … CONTINUED